Computing

Curriculum
Year 5

Autumn Term

Spring Term

Summer Term

Online Safety Programming 1: Scratch 1 Programming 2: FSM Logo
Looking at secure websites, cyberbullying and SMARTbots Looking at decomposition, variables and iteration Looking at procedures, setpos and arcs
Using Google Classroom, MS Publisher and the Internet Using Scratch 2.0 Using FSM Logo
Word Processing Animation Photo Stories
Looking at images, layout, tables and hyperlinks Looking at the history of animation, movement and timing Looking at photo editing, movie making and soundtracks
Using MS Word and Google Docs Using Pivot Stick Figure Using MS Publisher, Movie Maker and Audacity
Year 6

Autumn Term

Spring Term

Summer Term

Internet Research and Webpage Design Radio Station Spreadsheets
Looking at effective searching, webpage layout and hyperlinks Looking at podcasts, sound editing and advertising Looking at operators, formulae and planning
Using Google Sites and the Internet Using Audacity Using MS Excel
Flowol Programming 3: Scratch 2 3D Design
Looking at flowcharts, programming outputs and subroutines Looking at iteration, sequencing and timing Looking at the differences between 2D and 3D design
Using Flowol 4.0 Using Scratch 2.0 Using Google Sketchup
Year 7

Autumn Term

Spring Term

Summer Term

E-Safety Project Programming 4: Python 1 Computer Networks
Looking at cyber bullying, the dark web and infographics Looking at calculations, selection and iteration Looking at topologies, data packets and data transmission
Using Google Classroom, MS Publisher and Canva Using Python 3.5 Using the Internet and Google Docs
Computational Thinking Computer Hardware Problem Solving
Looking at abstraction, algorithms and data types Looking at CPUs, memory and computer systems Looking at ciphers and encryption
Using Google Docs Using MS Word, Google Docs and computer hardware Using Lightbot
Year 8

Autumn Term

Spring Term

Summer Term

Computer Hardware Computational Thinking Data Representation
Looking at CPUs, memory and computer systems Looking at abstraction, algorithms and data types Looking at binary, hexadecimal, images, sound and text
Using MS Word, Google Docs and computer hardware Using Google Docs Using the Internet and Google Docs
Computer Networks Programming 5: Python 2 Physical Computing
Looking at topologies, data packets and data transmission Looking at variables, values, input functions and chatbots Looking at logical reasoning, events and functions
Using the Internet and Google Docs Using Python 3.5 Using Micro:bit and Python 3.2
Useful Links
  • BBC Bitesize (KS2 , KS3)
  • Code Academy (Link)
  • Python (Link)
  • Scratch (Link)
  • Teach-ICT (Link) (Login available from Mrs Thomas-Nash)
  • W3 Schools (Link)

 

Links for Online Safety – Parents

  • Think U Know – For parents who would like advice on how to take care of their children’s safety and security when using the internet at home.
  • Net-Aware – A guide to social networks used by children. Up to date information on popular apps and games.
  • NSPCC – NSPCC website with advice and videos to share with children about keeping safe online.
  • Childnet – Information about parental controls and gaming.
  • Internet Matters – Site that covers many aspects of internet safety and takes you through setting up parental controls on all gadgets in an easy to follow step by step guide.
  • Safari Internet – Information and advice on internet safety.
  • Everybody Plays – Video gaming site with reviews for parents.
  • Get Safe Online – Online safety advice.
  • Gov UK – A practical guide for parents and carers whose children are using social media by the DfDCMS (downloadable PDF).
  • Connect Safely – Parents’ guide to Instagram (downloadable PDF).